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California Considers ‘Tuition-Free Bachelor’s Degrees’

While the world’s largest higher education system – California’s community colleges – continues to expand its curriculum, lawmakers are expanding ways for students to access it.

At a press conference at East Los Angeles College on Feb. 22, local state Assembly representative Miguel Santiago presented the latest of the “California College Promise” measures he initiated in 2017.

Lawmakers, activists pushing CA bill to expand access to free college

MONTEREY PARK, Calif. (KABC) -- Some state lawmakers and activists are pushing to make sure all California students have access to free higher education.

Assembly Member Miguel Santiago was joined by community leaders at East Los Angeles College, where he called on the state Legislature to pass the Tuition-Free Bachelor's Degree measure.